Saudade for a Breaking Heart – Kristen Lucia Renzi
We cannot fully know saudade until our bodies experience pleasure’s phantom pangs.
She Is Haunted mixes elements of melodrama—the mother-daughter psychodrama above all—into a traumatic temporality in which the past is never-ending.
FOCAL POINT, like the Greek epics it frequently references, is thus an inner odyssey through illness and loss that imparts the difficult lesson that to live is to grieve.
Imagining the mass strike and practically organizing it are one and the same activity.
Beyond Education – Eli Meyerhoff
We must be mindful not to understate the submerged radical potential of the democratic educational ideal.
Democracy May Not Exist, But We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone – Astra Taylor
Attempts to carry out democracy are thus attempts to sublimate natural human conflicts into cooperatively managed institutions that yield the broadest measure of justice for their constituents.
Democracy, Nature, Manifest Destiny
What makes Crane’s modernist epic so instructive for the twenty-first century is how it discovers ample room in nature for humanity’s freedom struggle.